Project DescriptionDescription: Oil on canvas, 65 x 85 cm. Signed with artist’s monogram and dated '1963' (lower left)
Catalogue note: An Indonesian visual artist, he studied pure art, sculpture, and Eastern art philosophy at the Santiniketan University of Rabindaranath Tagore, India. Rusli was known as a painter that effectively used lines and contrasting colours on canvas. His works are strong and simple yet captivating. An artist and educator, Rusli paved the way for the development of abstract figurative painting in Indonesia. The artist died in 2005.
Provenance: Acquired from Christie’s, Sale 13276, Lot 348, Invoice no. DB18001271. Anon. Sale, Christie's Hong Kong, 31 October 2004, Lot 583. | Acquired from the above sale by the present owner. | Private Collection, Asia
Catalogue no.: 2018P0119-R